Lincoln-Way students win 37 awards in 2018 Scholastic Art Competition
Thursday, January 25, 2018

During the third week in January, students in District 210 competed in the 2018 Scholastic Art Competition. The Scholastic Art Show is the most recognized and prestigious high school art exhibition in the nation. In the Midwest region, 30 area schools submitted 3,020 works of art with only 939 pieces awarded and accepted into the show.

Lincoln-Way students were recognized with 37 awards for their outstanding artwork. The 24 awards consisted of nine Gold Awards, 11 Silver Awards, and 17 Honorable Mention Awards. Gold key award winners’ work will advance to New York to compete at the national level.

“We are extremely proud of all our students who entered artwork into the Scholastic competition, and congratulate those who were recognized with awards,” said Phil Labriola, District Art Department Chair. “With the amount of work and the exceptional quality represented, it is indeed an honor to be selected.”

Students who were recognized with awards include:

Ayana Esparza (Lincoln-Way Central)
Melanie Piunti (Lincoln-Way Central)
Julia Roessler (Lincoln-Way Central)
Sarah Walton (Lincoln-Way Central)
Alissa Barr—two pieces of artwork (Lincoln-Way East)
Emily Hasson (Lincoln-Way East)
Kaylee Howell (Lincoln-Way East)
Victoria Kristof—four pieces of artwork (Lincoln-Way East)
Carra Molinare (Lincoln-Way East)
Ariel Sargent—three pieces of artwork (Lincoln-Way East)
Bridgette Stepanek—three pieces of artwork (Lincoln-Way East)
Audrey Vanderpool (Lincoln-Way East)
Jennifer Wizniuk (Lincoln-Way East)
Alexi Bersamin (Lincoln-Way West)
Mia Bruno (Lincoln-Way West)
Morgan Burke (Lincoln-Way West)
Anna Cosgrove (Lincoln-Way West)
Emily Davis—two pieces of artwork (Lincoln-Way West)
Allison Dusek—two pieces of artwork (Lincoln-Way West)
Courtney Kurtz (Lincoln-Way West)
Alanna Ledvina (Lincoln-Way West)
Jesus Luna (Lincoln-Way West)
Cheyanne Montano (Lincoln-Way West)
Alina Park (Lincoln-Way West)
Alaina Pastoor (Lincoln-Way West)
Cali Yario—two pieces of artwork (Lincoln-Way West)

All awarded works will be displayed in the Regional Show. The reception will be held Sunday, February 4, 2018, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Downers Grove North High School, located at 4436 Main St. Downers Grove, 60515. The show will be open for viewing from Monday, February 5, 2018 through Friday, February 9, 2018.